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I finally had to go to the American Civil Liberties Union here in northern California to get my reply published to what I considered to be a hatchet job done by Stanley Crouch.
Ishmael Reed

Meaning of "hatchet job" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HATCHET JOB

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HATCHET JOB

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hatchet job is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HATCHET JOB MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of hatchet job in the English dictionary

The definition of hatchet job in the dictionary is a malicious or devastating verbal or written attack.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HATCHET JOB

hatchback
hatcheck
hatchel
hatchelled
hatcheller
hatchelling
hatcher
hatcheries
hatchery
hatchet
hatchet man
hatchet-face
hatchet-faced
hatchet-like
hatchettite
hatchety
hatching
hatchling
hatchment
hatchway

WORDS THAT END LIKE HATCHET JOB

blow job
boob job
day job
dead-end job
don´t give up the day job
executive job
holiday job
inside job
joe job
just the job
make the best of a bad job
nose job
office job
on the job
put-up job
rush job
scissors-and-paste job
snow job
summer job
teaching job

Synonyms and antonyms of hatchet job in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «hatchet job» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HATCHET JOB

Find out the translation of hatchet job to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hatchet job from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hatchet job» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

打手工作
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

crítica feroz
570 millions of speakers

English

hatchet job
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कुल्हाड़ी नौकरी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العمل الأحقاد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

топорик работа
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

trabalho de machado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কুৎসিত কাজ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

emploi hache
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kerja pepejal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Beil Job
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

手斧仕事
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

도끼 작업
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pitik jago
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hạ nhục
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முட்டாள் வேலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कुरवाळण्याची नोकरी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Şapşal iş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

stroncatura
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

topór pracy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

топірець робота
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de locuri de muncă topor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τσεκούρι δουλειά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

strydbyl werk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

yxa jobb
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

øks jobb
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hatchet job

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HATCHET JOB»

The term «hatchet job» is regularly used and occupies the 88.841 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hatchet job

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QUOTES WITH «HATCHET JOB»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word hatchet job.
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Ishmael Reed
I finally had to go to the American Civil Liberties Union here in northern California to get my reply published to what I considered to be a hatchet job done by Stanley Crouch.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HATCHET JOB»

Discover the use of hatchet job in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hatchet job and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hatchet Job: Love Movies, Hate Critics
Beginning with his favourite hatchet job ever, Mark tells us about the best bad reviews in history, why you have to be willing to tell a director face-to-face their movie sucks, and about the time he apologized to Steven Spielberg for ...
Mark Kermode, 2013
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Hatchet Job
In a small central Missouri town, Sheriff Dennis Stowerton investigates the death of universally despised Phillip Dempsey, finding amongst the townspeople a wealth of suspects and alibis
J. E. Neighbors, 1988
3
Hatchet: Winter
A sequel to Hatchet which describes the winter Brian would have faced had he not been rescued.
Gary Paulsen, 1996
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Hatchet Job: A Carl Wilcox Mystery
When the town cop of Mustard dies of overexposure to an ax, Carl Wilson finds more than enough suspects to keep him busy looking for the murderer
Harold Adams, 1996
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By Nightfall: A Novel
Like his legendary, Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, The Hours, Michael Cunningham’s masterly new novel is a heartbreaking look at the way we live now.
Michael Cunningham, 2010
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Fear Agent Volume 4: Hatchet Job (2nd Edition)
The origin of the last Fear Agent revealed! Fan-favorite creators Rick Remender and Tony Moore reunite to tell the most pulse-pounding yarn yet.
Rick Remender, 2014
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In Search of Lost Meaning: The New Eastern Europe
But at the same time, infused as that letter is with the spirit of dialogue, we also find in it a categorical rejection of the hatchet job. The hatchet job cannot allow for dialogue. The hatchet job must be called by its real name. How unusual are ...
Adam Michnik, Irena Grudzinska Gross, 2011
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Write These Laws on Your Children: Inside the World of ...
I tried to assure families that I was not out to do a hatchet job, but at the same time made sure not to promise a glowing appraisal either. Some turned me down, but six families agreed to participate. Their geographical diversity was an added ...
Robert Kunzman, 2009
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Lionel Asbo: State of England
Lionel Asbo, a terrifying yet weirdly loyal thug (self-named after England's notorious Anti-Social Behaviour Order), has always looked out for his ward and nephew, the orphaned Desmond Pepperdine.
Martin Amis, 2012
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Marland Tragedy: The Turbulent Story of a Forgotten Oklahoma ...
... my birth certificate, which I obtained from the Bureau of Vital Statistics in Topeka, Kansas. My father's name appeared on the certificate as Ellis James Marshall, my mother's name as Iola Shelton Marland. I am convinced. 123 Hatchet Job.
Kim Brumley, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HATCHET JOB»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hatchet job is used in the context of the following news items.
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Del. Ag. Sec. Calls Alleged Chicken Abuse Video a "Hatchet Job"
So, frankly we just think this was a hatchet job." Matt Rice, with Mercy for Animals, took significant exception to Kee's statement. "It's a shame ... «WBOC TV 16, Jul 15»
2
Local groups rally in 'Anti-Paladino' event
In response, Paladino called the event a “hatchet job” against him because he is seen as a threat to the Buffalo Teachers Federation and its ... «Buffalo News, Jul 15»
3
St Kateri: a saint for those who live chastely
Our Meena, here at CH, couldn't have done a better hatchet job on the doctrine of the Faith in comparison with State-Provided control over the ... «Catholic Herald Online, Jul 15»
4
PBS America Picks Up Frontline's CIA Torture Documentary
... especially as a number of former CIA officials have labelled it a “hatchet job”. Even so, it's well worth a watch, if only to get a sense of the full ... «TVWise, Jul 15»
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El-Rufai and the 2019 Presidential Election
If Jimi could do this hatchet job for Obasanjo during the failed third term ambition, he is definitely the man el-Rufai needs to carry out his mission ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
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The Wrap: Some people have all the luck
... the balance, their headline a decidedly more correct reading: “Our Smithy Will Have Last Laugh Over Disgraceful Channel Nine Hatchet Job. «The Roar, Jul 15»
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Q&A: ABC news baulks at department transfer plan
The book is not a “hatchet job” and is not ideologically driven, but it is tough, says Patrick, who also writes occasionally for The Washington Post ... «The Australian, Jul 15»
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The Essence of the Matter
Approving, if only tacitly, the absurd results of the hatchet job that has been done to our form of county government over the course of a few ... «Covington News, Jul 15»
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60 Minutes hatchet job leaves bad taste
... on the cutting room floor in favour of the tears and the anger. The biggest hatchet job was done to the Australian test captain Cameron Smith. «Wanganui Chronicle, Jul 15»
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Michael Hofmann: Where Have You Been? Selected Essays | Review
Hofmann does a highly enjoyable hatchet job on the early 20th-century writer Stefan Zweig. He quotes the opinions of a roster of famous writers ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»

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